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Hélio Calixto Da Costa

Executive Officer & Director
Oi S.A.


Mr. Hélio Calixto da Costa has been Executive Officer of Oi S.A. since November 13, 2017. Mr. da Costa served as Federal and Constituent Deputy from 1987 to 1991 and from 1999 to 2002, Federal Senator from 2002 to 2010 and Minister of Communications from 2005 to 2010. Mr. da Costa worked at the International Radio station "Voice of America" in Washington and went through all the positions until became editor. He served as foreign correspondent at The New York News of Globo Televison since 1972 and served as its head of the office. He served as Federal Senator in the State of Minas Gerais since 2002. He serves as the Chairman of Petro Rio S.A. and has been its Director since March 19, 2014. Mr. da Costa serves as Chairman of the Ethics and Regulations Council of ABT, the Brazilian Teleservices Association. Mr. da Costa has been a Director at Oi S.A. since January 6, 2017. Mr. da Costa was neither criminally convicted, nor convicted under any CVM administrative proceeding, nor sentenced under any judicial or administrative proceeding that resulted in his suspension or disqualification to perform professional or business activities for past 5 years. He holds a degree in journalism. He studied Arts and Sciences at the University of Maryland and was Foreign Correspondent at the Catholic University of Washington.

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